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schaudhr83

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Sep 13, 2015
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anyone know if a minimalist iPhone XS Max case with built-in magnet?
 

mrt209

macrumors 6502
Nov 21, 2010
445
44
USA/Germany
The cases with built in magnets generally have smaller/weaker magnets, and in some cases only really work with a mount sold by the case manufacturer (ex: pitaka). I would recommend just getting a case you like and adding a metal plate like these: https://www.amazon.com/SCOSCHE-MagicMount-Magnetic-Mount-Replacement/dp/B00I608BG6/

Some cases like the Spigen Thin Fit have a cut out for the plates. I am using this case: https://www.amazon.com/Spigen-Liquid-Armor-Designed-iPhone/dp/B07GTCS2BJ/ Ignore the reviews, 2 of them seem suspect (almost identical).
 

bigsid05

macrumors newbie
Aug 5, 2010
22
3
The cases with built in magnets generally have smaller/weaker magnets, and in some cases only really work with a mount sold by the case manufacturer (ex: pitaka). I would recommend just getting a case you like and adding a metal plate like these: https://www.amazon.com/SCOSCHE-MagicMount-Magnetic-Mount-Replacement/dp/B00I608BG6/

Some cases like the Spigen Thin Fit have a cut out for the plates. I am using this case: https://www.amazon.com/Spigen-Liquid-Armor-Designed-iPhone/dp/B07GTCS2BJ/ Ignore the reviews, 2 of them seem suspect (almost identical).

The Pitaka cases just have metal plates embedded, they work with any magnet (I have one).
 
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